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are part of the american landscape: abraham lincoln, in chicago... in boston, a memorial to the black soldiers who fought in the union army... and in new york's central park, the famous statue of civil war general william sherman. saint gaudens suffered from periods of depression, and while working on the sherman sculpture in paris, had a recurrence that one day became unbearable. >> mccullough: it was very early in the morning, still not quite light. and what he was going to do was kill himself by jumping off this bridge. >> safer: the pont des arts. >> mccullough: the pont des arts, the "bridge of the arts." and as he got out here, probably about where we're standing, the sun began to rise, and the whole faƇade of the louvre was lit up, all the bridges. and he said to himself, "i don't want to die. i want to live." and he started whistling, and walked back up to the studio happy as can be. it was paris. paris saved his life, literally saved his life. >> safer: we moved on to the sorbonne, paris's ancient university. it changed the lives of many other americans. >> mccullough: charl
in an gauzy by ignoring sharia law. joining me now, andrew boston, the author of the new book, sharia versus freedom, the lecy of islamic totalitarianism. it is great to have you with us. we appreciate it. let's start with, first, the idea that sharia law, a lot of people this message saying it is a cultural aspect of the islamic life that poses no threat to america. yourthoughts. >> sharia is really foundational in islamic societies. it is derived from the text of islam, the traditions of mohammad demanded has many ritual aspects that might be similar to other religions demand but it is also an entire political system. and here is where it runs afoul of modern human rights concepts like our bill of rights, the universal declaration of human rights. it includes a timeless war doctrine. it also rejects basic human freedoms like freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, and it imposes discriminatory regulation, legal regulations against non muslim minorities and women. also includes dehumanizing punishments are well we would consider dehumanizing punishments like flashing for our consumption,
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